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Tips to Stop Smoking

Top tips on how to stop smoking, get support and prepare for difficult situations when you stop smoking. In this article: Over 30 tips to help you quit. What to do if you relapse. Tell people you’ve quit, and you’re more likely to stop for good. Stop Smoking Tips: How Hard is it to Stop […]

Health Facts: High Blood Pressure Information

Health facts and information on high blood pressure and how you can reduce your high blood pressure risk. In this article: A silent killer: 16 million Brits diagnosed with high blood pressure. The effects of high blood pressure: Heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Over 10 tips to reduce your blood pressure. Health facts and […]

Healthy Drinking: The Health Benefits of Alcohol

Find out how drinking alcohol in moderation can have health benefits and how much alcohol it is safe to drink. In this article: How alcohol lowers cholesterol and prevents heart disease Drinking safely and hangover cures Find out which are the healthiest types of alcohol Alcohol Information: Alcohol can Prevent Heart Disease Various studies have […]

Is Your Lifestyle Wrecking Your Body?

How healthy are you, really? Find out how your lifestyle could be putting your health at risk. In this article: How not getting enough sleep can lead to diabetes, heart disease and obesity The hidden health risks of binge drinking Why spending too much time as your risk could lead to scary health risks, including […]

Alcohol Units Information: Do You Drink Too Much?

One drink does not equal one unit – some drinks contain far more alcohol than you think. How many units are in your favourite drink? In this article: How many units of alcohol do health experts recommend men and women should drink, plus the drunk driving limit Alcohol-related health risks and how much alcohol it’s […]

Drunkorexia: The New Eating Disorder

In a scary new trend, more and more women are skipping meals in order to binge drink large amounts of alcohol and still stay thin. In this article: What is drunkorexia? The similarities between drunkorexia, anorexia and bulimics The consequences of excessive drinking on mental health. A new eating disorder known as ‘drunkorexia’ is a […]

How Smoking Causes Cancer

In this article: How smoking causes lung cancer What other types of cancer smoking causes Why half of smokers will eventually die prematurely What Types of Cancer Does Smoking Cause? Cigarette smoking is a major cause of cancer of the lungs, bladder, kidneys, larynx (voice box), pharynx (throat), lip, tongue, oesophagus, pancreas, nasal cavities and […]

Health Links

Health links: Our recommended health websites to help you get the most out of your health, whatever your circumstances. Health links to help you get the most out of your health Our selection of interesting health links from informative health websites from around the world. If you run a website and would like to have […]

Healthy Weight loss: Five Healthy Habits

Healthy Weightloss Habit No. 1: Never Skip Meals Always eat at least three meals a day. Why? Because you want to keep your metabolism active so it doesn’t lay down fat reserves. Throughout human evolution, we’ve had to survive harsh winters and famines, so humans are genetically programmed to build up fat reserves if food […]

Diet Advice: Which Diet is Right For You?

There are so many diets out there that it’s hard to know what works, what’s healthy, and what will work for you. Find out with our expert diet guide. We’ve compared some of the most popular diets around so you can find out what they involve, whether they are safe, and how much weight you […]